Katie Benson

Senior Advisor at Global Asset Solutions


Katie is a hospitality professional with extensive international operational, development and asset management experience including assignments in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Europe, UK, and USA having held senior executive positions variously with Langham hospitality Group, Jumeirah International, Starwood and ITT Sheraton. With a career rooted in tourism and hospitality, Katie understands the intricacies of hospitality and property asset management across multiple markets. With in-depth knowledge of various styles of hotel operations, with a particular focus on luxury, Katie builds corporate shareholder value by defining and executing growth and profit strategies. She has spearheaded business transformations, led teams and stakeholders during complex hotel start-ups, renovations, turnarounds, and guided acquisitions, and asset management decisions, across diverse cultures and markets. Katie is an experienced non-executive director and has a particular interest in ESG strategies. Katie is a Fellow of Harvard University’s Advanced Leadership Initiative, holds an MBA and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Directors.

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